Experience with plaque excision and dermal grafting in the surgical treatment of Peyronie's disease.
ABSTRACT Peyronie's disease is a common cause of sexual dysfunction. We assess the technique of plaque excision and dermal grafting for the treatment of Peyronie's disease.
A total of 11 patients, aged 38-55 years, were operated for Peyronie's disease. All patients had stable plaque on the dorsum or dorsolateral aspect of the penile shaft. All patients had penile curvature, nine (81.8 percent) had painful erections, six (54.5 percent) had penile pain and three (27.3 percent) had erectile dysfunction. All suffered difficulty in intercourse. We performed plaque excision and dermal grafting. Main outcome measures were relief of penile pain, relief of painful erection, performance of satisfactory coitus and straight penis while erection.
All patients had relief of penile pain and painful erection. Nine (81.8 percent) patients had straight penis and had satisfactory coitus. Two (18.2 percent) patients suffered postoperative erectile dysfunction which was mild and responded to Sildenafil tabs.
Although experience with this technique is limited, the initial results are encouraging. We found this technique feasible with satisfactory results.
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ABSTRACT: The natural history of Peyronie's disease was evaluated in 97 men by means of a questionnaire. Disease duration ranged from 3 months to 8 years. Questions addressed pain, bending, ability for intercourse, over-all effect of the disease, psychological effects, treatments received and degree of disease progression. Approximately 40% of the patients found pain, bending, ability for intercourse and over-all effects to be unchanged during the course of the disease. Bending and ability for relations worsened in 40% of the patients during the same interval, while only 6% had worsening of pain. Of the patients 77% reported psychological effects due to Peyronie's disease, which improved in 28%, did not change in 36% and worsened in 36%. Over-all, 13% of the patients believed the disease to be one of gradual resolution, 47% believed there had been little or no change and 40% believed that the disease pattern was one of gradual progression. We found no statistically significant association between disease duration and spontaneous improvement in penile bending. A similar lack of statistical significance was found when improvement in a variety of categories was compared in patients who received no therapy versus those who received a variety of conventional medical therapies.The Journal of Urology 01/1991; 144(6):1376-9. · 3.70 Impact Factor
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